An environmental campaigner who brought a legal challenge over the climate impact of onshore oil production has applied to take her case to the final court in the UK.
Environmental damage from burning oil in cars or planes should be assessed, as well as the benefits of oil production, campaigners told the court of appeal in London today.
Long-term oil extraction from a site in the Surrey greenbelt would “inevitably” result in greenhouse gas emissions from burning the fuel, the court of appeal was told today.
Dame Judi Dench has given her support to an online auction to raise money for a court challenge to the expansion of oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey.
DrillOrDrop’s updated diary of events in autumn 2021 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
The UK government is being urged today to withdraw from a legal challenge about the climate impacts of oil production in Surrey.
A campaigner against onshore drilling for oil and gas is to go to the Court of Appeal to challenge a decision by Surrey County Council.
A crowd estimated at more than 1,000 shouted “Cuadrilla go home” at a climate rally outside the company’s fracking site near Blackpool today.
Three campaigners freed today by the Court of Appeal have called on people to join a mass demonstration outside the UK’s first shale gas fracking site for seven years.